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One killed in fiery collision with semitrailer

Woman critically injured

TOWN OF TRENTON, Wis. - One person is dead and three others are injured after a crash involving a semitrailer and a car in Dodge County Sunday afternoon, officials said.

Dodge County crews responded to Highway 68 between Buckhorn Road and Highway F in the town of Trenton around 1:22 p.m., according to a release.

Investigators said a car driven by Jesse T. Pickett, 29, of Mensha, was traveling east on Highway 68 when it crossed the center line on a curve and collided with a semitrailer hauling haylage. The semitrailer entered a farm field and was destroyed by fire. The driver, Dale Walker, 56, of Beaver Dam, escaped safely.

Pickett was pronounced dead at the scene.

A woman in the car, Misty Pickett, 30, of Menasha, is in serious/critical condition. A 3-year-old and 4-year-old passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The Waupun Fire Department, Lifestar EMS, Beaver Dam Paramedics, Fox Lake EMS and Fire Department and Dodge County sheriff chaplain assisted at the scene.

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